Le Colombage

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Property Name
Le Colombage
Property ID
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Sub Location
Poitou-Charentes   Saint-Loup-Lamaire
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Situated in the pretty listed village of St Loup sur Thouet, Le Colombage is a 15th century half-timbered/cantilever medieval house which offers generous family accomodation and a central location for your holiday. 

Recently refurbished and fully centrally heated, this beautiful medieval town house is situated in a classically French, vibrant village (Boules on the green etc). The village has its own 14th centrury chateau and grounds, boulangerie, minimart, restaurants and bars (all within five minutes walk of the house). There are a number of historic monuments which include a beautiful church and the birth place of Theophane Venard a catholic priest who was canonised for his missionary work in Indo China.

The village itself whilst offering superb amenities has a wealth of medieval houses, small side streets, a river walk and beautiful countryside.

Both bedrooms are light and airy, heavily beamed with rug covered wooden floors, antique armoirs, antique wooden beds dressed with crisp white "Egyptian cotton" sheets and quality bedding.

Master bedroom (23 sqm). Pride of place in this room is the antique carved double bed and matching double mirrored armoir, complete with an en-suite shower room and toilet.

Bedroom two (28 sqm). This lovely room has two beautiful antique wooden beds (130cm and 120cm), there is ample space in this room to make it into a family room where additional beds can be added upon request.

Kitchen / diner (34 sqm).  Fully equiped fitted kitchen with electric hob, oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher.  Dining table for six.

Salon (14 sqm). Situated on the ground floor in what used to be the village epicerie (Grocers), the lounge is a quiet comfortable area where "Le Colombage" visitors (adult and child alike) can retreat to in order to relax.  Traditionally furnished with exposed medieval wall.

The room has a television, DVD player, and CD player. A selection of DVDs, a number of games, and a selection of hard and paperback books are all available for you to use; all with the intention of helping to make your stay as relaxing as possible.  

Salle d'eau (Ground floor) comprising of a shower, wash basin and toilet.

Accessed through the kitchen, there is a private walled garden which carries the same historic ambiance of the house.  Ideal for alfresco dining.

Comprising of; mature plants, a wooden-decked terrace area, sun loungers, dining table, parasol and six chairs. Your holiday dining and relaxation can be taken outside.  Charcoal BBQ is provided.

Car parking in St Loup is plentiful and very close to the Gite.  You can park your car in the church square which is opposite the house.  Like most traditional French villages it is very safe and secure

NOTE: prices are based on renting the whole house for four guests for seven nights self catering. The gite can accommodate up to five people, a supplement of £25 per week will be charged.